The Caribbean Tourism Organization Foundation was established in 1997 as a not-for-profit corporation, registered in the State of New York, formed exclusively for charitable and educational purposes under Section 501(c)(3) of Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Led by a volunteer Board of Directors, the Foundation’s first set of scholarships and study grants were awarded in 1998.

2019 Scholarships Grants

The CTO Scholarship Foundation wishes to thank everyone who submitted applications for the 2019 scholarships and grants. The awardees are below:

Scholarships  

Master's Degree Scholarship - Nyssa Pierre, Trinidad and Tobago; Bachelor Degree Programme - Peter Thompson, Jamaica; Delta Scholarship - Valerie Derosin, The Bahamas

Audrey Palmer Hawks Scholarship - Johnnel Smith, Jamaica; Bonita Morgan Memorial Scholarship – Philicia Walters, St. Kitts & Nevis

Grants

Shanel Edmund – Grenada; Randel Henry – Dominica; Metellus Werlens – Haiti; Nigel Peters – Dominica; Christine Gibson - Barbados

 

Our Objective

The Foundation supports individuals who are nationals of CTO member countries interested in pursuing studies in tourism, hospitality and foreign language training, who demonstrate high levels of academic achievement and leadership, and who express a strong interest in making a contribution to the development of Caribbean tourism.

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Scholarship & Grant Awardees

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Keisha Springer
Keisha Springer
If not for the generous opportunity of receiving a scholarship from the CTO Foundation, I would not have been able to get started on my career goals. I would not have been able to commence my Masters’ degree. I would not…
Barbados
Janelle Taylor
Janelle Taylor
I am writing in appreciation of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s Foundation study grant received in September 2010 in the amount of US$2,500.   I was extremely honoured to be a recipient of the grant. The grant…
Jamaica
D'Andra Collinder
D'Andra Collinder
In the summer of 2014, I made the difficult decision to take a leave of absence from my studies in Tourism and Hospitality Management at the University of the West Indies, Mona in Kingston, Jamaica. This was primarily due to…
Jamaica

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